KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has stepped up efforts to restrict the sites being used for online betting and virtual currencies, citing an increase in illegal financial transactions via such digital platforms.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA), the regulatory body for the telecommunications and technology sector, has started taking action to control illegal online economic activities. The NTA has shut down websites and apps including online virtual currency (cryptocurrency), Bitcoin, hyper networking and online gambling.

NTA demands a strict Cyber Security Act

January 22, 2022 11:30 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The NTA has demanded to bring the Act as soon as possible saying that with the rapid development of information and communication technology, the risk in cyber security is increasing day by day and illegal and criminal activities through social media are increasing.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) has expressed its dissatisfaction over Nepal Electricity Authority’s (NEA) decision to remove optical fibre connections from utility poles in various places which resulted in disruption of internet services.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The government's vision of ensuring the availability of high-speed broadband internet across the country has been gaining momentum with 67 percent of physical progress achieved by the project as of mid-December.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has started the process of providing WIFI service free of cost at Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC).

KATHMANDU, March 25: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has directed GSM operators to provide credit of up to Rs 200 to their subscribers.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has launched two mobile applications – Call Test and Speed Test – that allow consumers to check their call quality and Internet speed.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: CG Communications Pvt Ltd on Sunday said that it has paid Rs 449.45 million in different fees to the government and is abiding by the prescribed government rule in a bid to receive unified license.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has scrapped the limited mobility license awarded to CG Communications after the latter failed to renew its license within the prescribed timeframe.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Works to lay down optic fiber network in 19 districts in three provinces of western Nepal began from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The government forced controversial Digambar Jha, the chairman of Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA), out of the post on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The government has reappointed the controversial Digambar Jha as chairman of Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA), 64 days after he was removed from the post.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: A cabinet meeting on Sunday could not finalize a name for the vacant position of chairman of Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA), amid controversies surrounding the nomination of Digambar Jha for the post. Jha is former chief of NTA.